Monthly Archives: May 2014
Just been told I got today’s Earth Science Picture of the Day (EPOD) http://epod.usra.edu/ Took a look, and yep, sure enough, my favourite insect – the Morpho Rhetenor butterfly which kindly provided me with the Patent design for a new type … Continue reading
I am getting all the bits together to be able to put another Canon 200mm prime lens on the mini-WASP top plate. I will use an M26C camera from the top TS80 scope and will put an eyepiece (shock-horror) into … Continue reading
Sergi Verdugo is a very clever chap http://astrophoto-sv.com/index.php?p=1_78 🙂 I have been thinking today about setting up a second Canon 200mm lens on the mini-WASP array for the wide field work. To this end I was looking for 72mm HUTECH IDAS … Continue reading
Here is the current status of the mini-WASP array as of beginning May 2014. The latest addition is the autofocuser for the Canon 200mm prime lens fitted to the top plate. So we have: 1) A Megrez 80 used as … Continue reading
Grabbed a couple of pics of the Tom How autofocuser this afternoon. Follow the yellow lead from the stepper motor to the control box housing the Arduino and the stepper motor drive board.